ERIC Number: ED438505
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching Struggling Readers: Articles from "The Reading Teacher."
Allington, Richard L., Ed.
Published in "The Reading Teacher" over the past ten years, the 32 articles in this book present many examples of effective environments and classroom techniques and address a range of issues to help teachers redefine professional beliefs about teaching reading or learning disabled children the skills they need. Section 1 (Rethinking Literacy Interventions) includes 5 articles: "Diverse Learners and the Tyranny of Time: Don't Fix Blame; Fix the Leaky Roof" (Edward J. Kameenui); "A Case Study of Middle School Reading Disability" (Darrell Morris, Criss Ervin, and Kim Conrad); "Early Literacy: What Does 'Developmentally Appropriate' Mean?" (Anne McGill-Franzen); "Preventing Reading Failure: A Review of Five Effective Programs" (John J. Pikulski); and "Teachers as Evaluation Experts" (Peter Johnston). Section 2 (Organizing Instruction To Meet Diverse Student Needs) presents 6 articles: "Anecdotal Records: A Powerful Tool for Ongoing Literacy Assessment" (Lynn K. Rhodes and Sally Nathenson-Mejia); "No More 'Rocks': Grouping To Give Students Control of Their Learning" (Beth Berghoff and Kathryn Egawa); "Using Whole Language with Students Who Have Language and Learning Disabilities" (Carol Zucker); "Classroom Organization for Instruction in Content Areas" (Laura S. Pardo and Taffy E. Raphael); "The Reading Specialist as Collaborative Consultant" (Elizabeth L. Jaeger); and "Coordinating a Literacy Support Program with Classroom Instruction" (Margaret Ann Richek and Linda Conviser Glick). The following 4 articles are included in Section 3 (Fostering Motivation and Ownership in Reluctant Readers): "Creating Classroom Cultures That Foster Reading Motivation" (Linda B. Gambrell); "A Matter of Interest: Literature That Hooks Reluctant Readers and Keeps Them Reading" (Jo Worthy); "'I'm Really Worried about Joseph': Reducing the Risks of Literacy Learning" (JoBeth Allen, Barbara Michalove, Betty Shockley, and Marsha West); and "Language, Literature, and At-Risk Children" (Nancy
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Education, High Risk Students, Literacy, Phonics, Reading Difficulties, Reading Instruction, Reading Skills, Student Needs, Teacher Expectations of Students
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.